1. Gloria and Emilio Estefan Broadway Show Sets Launch Date, Opens Twitter Casting Call

    August 18, 2014 4:17 PM EDT The pair's worldwide -- Twitter-based -- casting search begins today. On Your Feet! , the previously announced Broadway musical based on the life of Latin music power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan , is slated to premiere on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City.…

  2. Ice-T's Grandson, 19, Arrested in Accidental Shooting Death

    June 28, 2014 4:33 PM EDT Elyjah Marrow, 19, was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his roommate in Georgia Rapper/actor Ice-T's grandson Elyjah Marrow, 19, was arrested in Marietta, Georgia, Tuesday afternoon and charged with involuntary manslaughter, among several other charges, following the…

  3. Fantasy Girl Group Draft 2014: Vote For The Best Dream Lineup

    April 30, 2014 5:39 PM EDT The Billboard team conducted a fantasy draft of girl group members. Check out the full action below, and vote for your favorite dream team! After the Billboard.com team conducted the first-ever Fantasy Boy Band Draft last summer in an effort to piece together the best five-person group of…

  4. Ne-Yo's New Album Will Be 'Predominately R&B': Exclusive

    February 20, 2014 1:33 PM EST The singer/songwriter's sixth studio album is slated for a summer release. Sorry dance fans, Ne-Yo is going back to R&B. It's not that he didn't have a good time. He even thanks the dance community for "accepting him," but the singer/songwriter – who doubles as Sr…

  5. Ja Rule Returns to Acting After Two Years in Prison

    October 03, 2013 1:08 AM EDT Ja Rule, who recently spent nearly two years behind bars for illegal gun possession, landed a role in a new movie because screenwriter Galley Molina empathized with the rapper's missteps. "People used to ask, `Well, you know he's a felon?' And I would say, `Well, so am I…

  6. Fashion Writer B. Scott Rejects BET's Apology for Clothing Clash

    July 03, 2013 1:23 AM EDT A TV personality who says BET forced him to tone down his typically feminine look to appear on its pre-awards show is rejecting the network's apology. BET was contrite after B. Scott, an openly gay fashion and advice columnist who has several television shows and a Web following, said…

  7. Jenni Rivera Plane Crash: Celebrities React on Twitter

    December 09, 2012 7:15 PM EST When a small plane carrying Jenni Rivera went missing on Sunday (December 9), stars began to tweet their support and prayers for the Mexican-American singer. Now, as Mexican officials have confirmed that the remains of the airplane have been found and there was no evidence of survivors,…

  8. Hot Chelle Rae Heats Up With Sophomore Set, T-Swift Tour

    November 28, 2011 4:30 PM EST Unlike many of today's young, upcoming bands, Hot Chelle Rae wasn't hot on the Internet before it landed a deal. "One of the main reasons we were getting turned down [by labels] was because we didn't have enough Myspace friends," vocalist/guitarist Ryan Follese says…

  9. Billboard Bits: Gaga Fans Harass Black Keys Drummer, Coldplay Denies Plagiarism Charges

    June 07, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Black Keys Drummer Attacked by Lady Gaga Fans on Twitter After the Black Keys ' Patrick Carney offered jokes comparing Lady Gaga to Madonna on two different occasions, Gaga fans turned vitriolic, sending a…

  10. Hot Tours: Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Katy Perry

    May 12, 2011 2:25 PM EDT B on Jovi claims the No. 1 ranking on this week's list of Hot Tours based on ticket sales from concerts that occurred during March in five North American markets. Arenas in Chicago, San Antonio, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Vancouver hosted the legendary rock band with sellout crowds at…

  11. Watch: Pitbull's 'Give Me Everything' ft. Ne-Yo & Nayer

    May 10, 2011 11:30 AM EDT P itbull hits the club (ofcourse!) with Ne-Yo and Nayer for Afrojack produced, "Give Me Everything," off "Planet Pit" (June 21). Don't blink or you'll miss Ne-Yo's on-screen beau, Adrienne Bailon, in the beginning of the David Rousseau directed video. In…

  12. J. Lo Tightens Up on 'American Idol' Nashville Auditions

    January 28, 2011 1:06 AM EST They don't call it Music City for nothing. On Thursday night, "American Idol" auditions returned to Nashville for only the second time and brought out plenty of top-notch talent, along with a few moments of comic relief, naturally, starting with chirping dental assistant…

  13. Kat Von D's 20 Celeb Tattoo Tour

    July 29, 2010 1:00 PM EDT "If I had a religion, it would be music," says L.A based tattoo artist, Kat Von D . Though she came to public consciousness when she was featured on the TLC show "Miami Ink" and subsequently earned her own show, "L.A Ink" in 2007, Von D was already famous to the…

  14. Cheetah Girls Launching 50-Date Tour

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Cheetah Girls will launch a 50-date North American tour, beginning Oct. 8 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, and wrapping Dec. 21 at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego. The Cheetah Girls will launch a 50-date North American tour, beginning Oct. 8 at the Frank Erwin Center in…

  15. Music On TV Aug. 20-26

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 20-26. MONDAY, Aug. 20 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Silverstein, Luis Guzman. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): The New Pornographers, Jeff Goldblum, Hayden Panettiere. "The Tonight Show with…

  16. 'Godfather Of Soul' James Brown Dies At 73

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early today (Dec. 25), his agent said. James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping…

  17. Underground Garage

    December 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST The thing I love about rockabilly is the way it requires no explanation as to how it relates directly to the roots of rock'n'roll. No research, leaps of faith or imagination required. It is the ultimate naked, primitive, savage musical style. The thing I love about rockabilly is the…

  18. Cheetah Girls Eyeing All-Inclusive Fourth Album

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Cheetah Girls will be prowling the recording studio sooner rather than later -- and plan to take more control over the proceedings this time. The Cheetah Girls will be prowling the recording studio sooner rather than later -- and plan to take more control over the proceedings this time.…

  19. Early Manilow Albums Expanded For Reissue

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Three of Barry Manilow's early hit albums will be reissued in expanded form May 9 via Legacy/Arista. 1974's "Manilow II," 1975's "Tryin' To Get the Feeling" and 1978's "Even Now" will each feature two Three of Barry Manilow's early…

  20. Ciara Plotting Studio Return, Film Debut

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ciara will be heading to the studio later this year to start recording the follow-up to her 2004 Jive debut, "Goodies." The singer is also opening 11 dates for Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers 2005 tour Ciara will be heading to the studio later this year to start recording the…

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